About Ashburn Academy of Dance
The Ashburn Academy of Dance was established in June 2001 to provide dance training of the highest caliber. Dance classes are offered for students 2 - adult. The academy has 2 programs available to accommodate all dancers’ needs.
The Pre-Professional program provides the serious dancer with an intensive curriculum. This program is specifically designed with an emphasis on ballet and includes supplementary classes in other forms of dance.
The Recreational program to give students the opportunity to receive a solid foundation in dance. This curriculum provides professional training to the dancer without the serious commitment required by the Pre-Professional program. Additional dance classes are offered in jazz, lyrical, tap, hip-hop and Dance for Musical Theater and are an integral part of the training at the Ashburn Academy of Dance.
We are located in a state of the art 6,000 square foot facility in the Ashburn Technology Park, conveniently located between Leesburg and Sterling Virgina. The school houses three spacious studios equipped with resilient floating wood floors with marley coverings.
* Parents are able to watch students on three 37 inch flat panel monitors in the open waiting area.
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About The Directors
Katherine Beliveau received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet with teaching and performance emphases from the University of Utah. Her training also includes Caryl Maxwell Classical Ballet, Ballet West Conservatory, Shenandoah Conservatory and Frederick Classical Ballet. She danced professionally with Ballet Theatre of Maryland for four seasons. She has been teaching at several dance schools in the Maryland area for the past fourteen years.
Anne Marie Kimmell
Anne Marie Kimmell is a graduate of the Virginia School of the Arts. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet with teaching and performance emphases from the University of Utah. Her training also includes the Princeton Ballet and Ballet West Conservatory. She danced with Ballet Theatre of Maryland for three seasons and most recently with the Alexandria Ballet. She has been teaching dance in the northern Virginia area for the past fifteen years.